Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler

Representative from Washington’s 3rd District, Republican

Herrera Beutler, a Republican, has been the representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Herrera Beutler has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Herrera Beutler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Herrera Beutler for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Jaime Herrera Beutler sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Herrera Beutler sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (27%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Environmental Protection (13%) Energy (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Water Resources Development (13%)

Recent Bills

Some of Herrera Beutler’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Herrera Beutler’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 2130: Red River Private Property Protection Act
Dec 9, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 805: Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2015
Jun 23, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1324: Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015
Apr 28, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Herrera Beutler missed 632 of 4,113 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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